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Tipping?

Does anyone have advice on who/how much to tip? My boyfriend and I are going on a few excursions (this is totally new to us) and I wasn't sure if I am supposed to tip. We're doing a parasail, snorkel/dolphin/sunset cruise, and a stand up paddle board tour. What is customary? The normal 10-20%?

Thank you in advance :)

Hershey...
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1. Re: Tipping?

We usually do $5 per couple per trip. Not sure if that is right, but it seems fair. Especially is most people on the trip tip the same.

~Bob~

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I tip $20 per person, or 15-20 percent, whichever is more.

Topsail Island, NC
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I think you are right on with the 10-20% depending on the level and quality of service. That is generally what is expected and it is usually much appreciated.

New Jersey
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And don't forget the person that drives you around in the Trolley to see the sites of KW We tip him 20%.

Nashville, TN
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I tip $20 per person for the all day excursions or 15 to 20% as a general rule for everything else. These folks work hard to ensure your trip is enjoyable.

Lynchburg, Virginia
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...tip "$20 per person"

Just to clarify: Is that per employee or per guest?

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Per guest.

Williamsville, New...
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We tip 20% (we round up). But it the crew go above & beyond or the boat is less than half to capacity we will add more. We have experienced a rude crew one time, tipped 10%, & will never go back with them again.

conn
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It all depends on the service, good service 20%, poor service 0.

In the Country, NY
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I always tip according to service. Percentages just confuse me in the end.

Bad service-bad tip.

Good service-good tip.

Great sevice-whoo hoo!

You get the idea.